Summer has officially begun and since most parts of South Africa are experiencing drought, these tips will come in handy in keeping your home cool.
It’s possible to minimise the frequency and effects of load shedding, while saving money and looking after the environment.
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How to choose plants for your outdoor space
All plants look small and manageable at the nursery, but they will grow.
Find a participating Pet Slimmer practice and book a weight assessment today.
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How to have better family meals
Every time you make a batch of lasagna or a bowl of chili, make a second batch and freeze it for later.
Never apply ice, toothpaste or fats like butter, olive oil and peanut butter on burns.

10 plants that purify the air in your environment

Plants are great at removing carbon dioxide from the air, but some plants can remove even more powerful, removing toxic chemicals.

5 useful things you can do with a pool noodle

Pool noodles are a cheap and effective way to stay afloat when swimming in summer, but what can you do with them the rest of the year?

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Hot-weather tips for roses

Hot-weather tips for roses

Let them go into semi-dormant survival mode with slightly curled, hanging leaves.

How you can get the upper paw

If you arrive home one day to find your slippers in tatters, it’s too late to reprimand your dog.

11 things you can do with coconut oil

Coconut oil is good for your skin, hair, and nails as well as for cooking, wood polish, dog care and more.

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Building a home? Key questions to ask your quantity surveyor

Building a home? Key questions to ask your quantity surveyor

Whether it’s cheaper to buy or build is a complex question when it comes to residential property.

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Tips for having nourishing family meals

Tips for having nourishing family meals

Large plates, big popcorn buckets, big glasses and deep round bowls make portions look smaller and prompt us to eat more.

How to clean your mattress

Keeping your mattress smelling clean and fresh is not as difficult as you may think.

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Research shows plants can beat stress and improve productivity

Research shows plants can beat stress and improve productivity

Indoor plants are generally very forgiving of anybody who does not have a ‘green thumb’.

Tried-and-tested ways to deal with renovation fears

Home owners are often anxious or even scared to begin renovation projects because so many things can go wrong.

10 genius ways to reuse silica gel packets

Keep potato crisps crispy by adding a silica sachet to an opened bag and closing with a bag clip.

Household materials you can re-purpose or recycle

Recycling or re-purposing home materials can go a long way in preserving the environment.

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Yellow flowers make the garden feel more intimate

Yellow flowers make the garden feel more intimate

Combine colours for effect with soft mauve for romance, while yellow, white and blue is clean.

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Don’t fall short on home cover

Don’t fall short on home cover

Home owners grudgingly fork out for insurance every month consoling themselves that at least if something does happen, they are covered.


 


 


 

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